Definition of Armenian

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Armenia.

Group relationships: Armenia, Hayastan, Republic Of Armenia
Generic synonyms: Asian, Asiatic

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Armenia or the people or culture of Armenia.
Partainyms: Armenia
Derivative terms: Armenia

3. Noun. The Indo-European language spoken predominantly in Armenia, but also in Azerbaijan.

4. Noun. A writing system having an alphabet of 38 letters in which the Armenian language is written.
Exact synonyms: Armenian Alphabet
Generic synonyms: Alphabet

Definition of Armenian

1. a. Of or pertaining to Armenia.

2. n. A native or one of the people of Armenia; also, the language of the Armenians.

Definition of Armenian

1. Adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Armenia, the Armenian people, the Armenian language, or the Armenian alphabet. ¹

2. Noun. A person from Armenia or of Armenian descent. ¹

3. Proper noun. The language of Armenia and the Armenian people, whose older stages are Old Armenian and Middle Armenian. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Armenian

Armalite and the ballot box
Armand Jean du Plessis
Armanni-Ebstein change
Armanni-Ebstein kidney
Armata Corsa
Armed Forces Day
Armed Islamic Group
Armenia Inferior
Armenia Minor
Armenian Apostolic Church
Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church
Armenian Church
Armenian Highland
Armenian SSR
Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia
Armenian Sign Language
Armenian alphabet
Armenian blackberries
Armenian blackberry
Armenian disease
Armenian language
Armenian monetary unit

Literary usage of Armenian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"The printing plant for armenian, Turkish, and Greek was removed from Malta to Smyrna in ... A translation of the Bible into modem armenian, by Elias Riggs, ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"A peculiarity about the armenian Church is that the majority of great feasts falling upon ... In the armenian Church Saturday is observed as the Sabbath, ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modernby Charles Dudley Warner by Charles Dudley Warner (1899)
"... Pasha (1793-1862), a Turkish official of high rank, and a poet greatly esteemed by the Turks 43 597 CHRONOLOGICAL CONSPECTUS armenian Literature has a ..."

4. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"The armenian soldiers, too, have suffered the same fate. ... We have certain knowledge that the armenian soldiers of the province of Erzerum, ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"There were abortive attempts to unite the armenian church with the Byzantine ... They retain their armenian liturgies and rites, pruned to suit the Vatican ..."

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